You are no longer a middle schooler (or are the parent of a freshly minted...um...freshman). Congratulations! You should definitely be proud of yourself. It’s taken a while to get here, and now there’s four more years looming large ahead of you. It’s a bigger, broader experience waiting for students in high school, with challenges both old and new. Just switching over from middle school to high school expectations and performance standards can be a big shift.
High school is just around the corner. One more summer, and 8th graders will see a big transition in their educational journey, becoming freshmen as they graduate from middle school. Are your 8th-grade students excited for this change? Nervous? Apathetic?
Life is full of transitions. Every year brings new changes that can alter your carefully plotted schedules and plans. When will things ever be normal and predictable for a while? Now, before you even realized, high school has sneaked up on you, and you’re facing another big shift in the status quo.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could do enough research to guarantee that your student will have the perfect educational fit and excel at a private school you’re enrolling them in? The reality is, despite every precaution and preparation, it’s tough to find a private school that will hit 100% with your student in every single area of life and educational goals.
Time flies, and for prospective students (and especially their parents) the time to choose a high school can come quickly. Once the school year starts and you really ramp up your search and exploration of potential high schools for your child, your calendar is sure to fill up quickly.
Availability of college-level coursework is a priority for many parents researching high schools for their children. Although the various types of courses seem alike at first, there are differences that may make certain courses seem more or less appealing to you or your child. Of particular interest to many students and families as they research high schools are AP and dual credit courses.
Diligent parents researching secondary education choices for their children may be confused by the range of choices available across the Denver area. While the choice between a public and a private school may seem somewhat straightforward, it gets a bit muddier when comparing charter schools to private schools?
Each year, the administration at Lutheran High starts looking towards next year to think through what we can add, expand, and improve to make our school even better equipped to serve students in the future. This year is no different. We are excited to share plans to expand all aspects of the school from athletic and academic to the physical building.
Finding the best school to academically nurture and challenge your children is critical to their success. For many families, paying for that academic investment in their children is a major stressor.
So, you’re ready to start the hunt for the right high school. Whether you’re not sure where to begin or if you already have a running list of questions, the LuHi Admissions Team is here to help you decide if we are a good fit for you.